Campaign Manager (Mat Cover)

Job type
Fixed Term until August 2021, with the possibility of extension to November 2021
Hours per week
35 hours per week
Salary details
Grade 6-Step 1 at £48,962 annually
Contact email

Amnesty International UK wants to inspire and mobilise more people with its message of freedom, justice and equality. To do this, we are searching for a ‘Campaign Manager – Northern Ireland’ who can devise, develop, manage and deliver effective human rights campaigns which deliver real human rights change and impact.

About the role

This is a senior position, with responsibility for managing specific campaigns in the Northern Ireland office of the Amnesty UK section. You will be responsible for leading on campaign-specific litigation; designing and implementing effective campaign strategies; managing and developing AIUK’s relationships with key political contacts, managing media and digital strategies, acting as a media spokesperson on a range of campaign issues .

About you

You will have strong experience of successfully planning and managing campaigns, holding and managing constructive relationships with high-level political actors and institutions, external stakeholders and the media in Northern Ireland and at UK level.

Your strong communication and advocacy skills will allow you to persuade the public and politicians alike to take a stand for human rights.

You will have a strong understanding of the human rights challenges we face and be ready to tackle these through innovative and compelling approaches.

Do you want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world? If your answer is yes, then we would encourage you to apply.

About us

Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they are denied. Already our network of over seven million people is making a difference in almost every country in the world. Whether we are applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we are all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are enjoyed by all.

We are dedicated to being an inclusive employer and offer the following benefits:

  • 35 days annual leave (including bank holidays) moving to 37 after 5 years service
  • Generous pension where 2-5% employee contribution is matched at 6-9% by AIUK
  • 6 months full pay enhanced maternity / adoption / shared parental leave pay
  • Life Assurance of 4 times annual salary
  • Opportunities to volunteer at major events
  • Flexible working supported wherever possible
  • Interest free Travel / Bike / Computer loans
  • Range of wellbeing and social activities

Amnesty International UK as an organisation values equality, diversity, and inclusion, we want to be an organisation that tackles any structural discrimination or prejudice. We are actively trying to increase diversity in our organisation, particularly at senior levels, and encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Apply for this role

For further details about the role please see the job description and person specification on the AIUK website. To apply, please complete an application form and email to in word or pdf format . Please ensure all information to be considered is included in the application form, as CV’s and cover letters will not be seen by the hiring panel.

Interviews will be held remotely/online.

Please note that unfortunately we cannot provide visa sponsorship, and to be considered for this role, candidates must be able to provide proof of their eligibility to work in the UK.

AIUK.CMNI- Application Form.docx
NI Campaign Manager - Job Description.pdf